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Six Free Chairs Available to a Small Community Group

SCVO has been made aware that a local resident has six good quality conference style chairs available to a small community group who would like them. They aren’t asking for any money for the chair themselves which they will deliver to the interested party on request however, they would like their petrol costs for deliver to be covered by the group wanting them.

If you are interested in having the chairs please email SCVO at support@scvo.info with your name, groups name, email and telephone number for us to pass on to Kate for her to confirm details of delivery, etc.

These chairs are very good quality, they look and feel new, please refer to the image.


Can you help Friends of Tividale Park and their new Community Hub?

Friends of Tividale Park are looking for a handy person / someone who does a bit of community engagement for their organisation who can build a single step to aid access to the hub.
You can click on the photo below to see what sort of solution is required (circled in pale blue) and the Friends group will purchase all the necessary materials … they just need your time and skill.

A picture of the area for which the step is required.

The community hub in Tividale Park has gone from being a weed trap, which was cleared with the help of Litter Watch last year, to a fully tarmacked area, with brand-new car park, access to toilets and running water in the refurbished changing rooms adjacent.
One of our current goals is to start a community gardening social and friendship group, with finding support from Tesco and its Covid grant funding to help fund new community services.
Is there anyone who can help us kick off this project? It will be based at the hub, and we are looking at buying planters, gardening equipment, flowers and plants, and have access to the hub for tea coffee and a chat.
The group is also holding its Annual General Meeting in May and are looking for nominations for anyone who might be interested in either the role of Secretary or simply just getting involved in new community projects.

To find out more, contact: secretary@friendsoftividalepark.org.uk or complete the online form on the group’s website (above).

Looking to get rid of surplus office furniture?

This is a callout to any organisation which has office furniture that is surplus to need and would like to donate these items to another group.

West Smethwick Enterprise Family Centre is would like to acquire desks, tables, chairs, cupboards and filing cabinets.

If you are able to help, Aman Dhanda, Family Support and Quality Practice Manager, would like to hear from you. Email a.dhanda@wsenterprise.co.uk or call 0121 558 6796.


‘Completing the Picture’ in Oldbury

With a large range and number of services available for children, young people and families in Sandwell, it’s often difficult to keep on top of who’s who and what they do.

You may feel you are often left trying to find the missing pieces when looking for that little bit of extra support for the young people and families you are working with.

Sandwell Early Help Partnership is running an event at Krunch, Sandwell Christian Centre, Langley Crescent, Oldbury B68 8EW on Friday, 3 April, 10 am to 12 noon. It is hoped the occasion will bring together organisations, services and schools from Oldbury, and provide an opportunity for members and prospective members to:

– Engage with others.
– Find out what services are available locally.
– Build new partnerships.
– Share ideas of how to best support children, young people and families.

If you work in Oldbury, and would like to ‘Complete the Picture’ about what support services are available, book your place now by clicking here or email earlyhelp@scvo.info.

Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.


Can You Help Mesty Croft Allotments?

Mesty Croft Allotments are wondering if there’s anyone out there who might be able to help them with some ‘building’ requirements?

They’re looking for some roofing materials to construct a roof on their steel-structure gazebo, together with  an outdoor-type table(s) – for example, like a wooden picnic table (or similar).

If you’re able to help, then let us know and we’ll put you in touch with the relevant person at the allotments – ‘thank you’.


Contact Us

Email: support@scvo.info
Tel: 0121 525 1127

SCVO
1st Floor, Landchard House
Victoria Street, West Bromwich
B70 8ER